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There are 4 ways to get from Irvine to Claremont by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station Orange County Line
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Claremont station San Bernardino Line

$11 - $16

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Bus, line 286 bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Michelson-Harvard to State College-Lambert 213
  2. Take the line 286 bus from State College and Lambert N to Pomona Transit Center 286

$4 - $17

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Taxi  •  43m

  1. Take a taxi from Irvine to Claremont 41.6 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  43m

  1. Drive from Irvine to Claremont 41.6 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Claremont is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Irvine to Claremont is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Claremont. However, there are services departing from Michelson-Harvard and arriving at Indian Hill Blvd and Santa Fe E via State College and Lambert N and Pomona Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Irvine station to Claremont station. However, there are services departing from Tustin station and arriving at Claremont station via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 11m.

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The distance between Irvine and Claremont is 30 miles. The road distance is 41.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Claremont without a car is to train which takes 3h 11m and costs $11 - $16.

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It takes approximately 3h 11m to get from Irvine to Claremont, including transfers.

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Irvine to Claremont bus services, operated by OCTA, depart from Michelson-Harvard station.

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Irvine to Claremont train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Tustin station.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Claremont is to train which takes 3h 11m and costs $11 - $16. Alternatively, you can bus and line 286 bus, which costs $4 - $17 and takes 3h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Irvine to Claremont.
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  • Distance: 30.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 11m

What companies run services between Irvine, CA, USA and Claremont, CA, USA?

You can take a train from Irvine to Claremont via L. A. Union Station station in around 3h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Irvine to Claremont via State College-Lambert, State College and Lambert N, and Pomona Transit Center in around 3h 35m.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Claremont station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Michelson-Harvard to State College-Lambert
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from State College and Lambert N to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Other operators
Taxi from Irvine to Claremont
Ave. Duration
43m
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Website
yellowcabanaheimca.com
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035

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Irvine to Claremont bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, arrive at Pomona Transit Center station.

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Irvine to Claremont train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Claremont station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Claremont is 42 miles. It takes approximately 43m to drive from Irvine to Claremont.

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